Le Défi de Fort L’Ecluse

Date 10/10/2021

Country France

Distance 16km

Elevation 890m  


West of Geneva, over the border into France, the Association ‘Trail the World’ and Bellegarde Athletic Club offers the chance to race and gain points for the Challenge de Haute Rhone and Challenge des courses de montagne de l’Ain. This is a race on a unique and exceptional site, steeped in history, mixing both cultural heritage and grandiose landscapes. The 16km trail is often rolling and on mixed terrain including roads, paths, forest and single tracks. You will pass through the charming villages of Léaz and Longeray, before the breathtaking finale, an ascent of the 917 steps carved into the rock inside the Fort!

NB: We have estimated the 2021 dates based on last year’s dates. We have contacted the race organisers but not heard back yet. We’ll update as soon as we have more info. RTA makes every effort to keep this page up to date.

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